Calendar (week of June 19th)
St. Adalbert’s Annual Festival
PENNSYLVANIA – St. Adalbert’s Annual Festival will be held on Thursday, June 20 – Friday, June 21 – Saturday, June 22 – Sunday, June 23 at the parish on Thompson Street & Allegheny Avenue, Port Richmond section, Philadelphia. Music by Polish American String Band on Thursday, Friday music by a DJ and Alumni Night, on Saturday music by Continental Polish Music, and on Sunday music by a DJ. Games of chance, Polish food, refreshments & much more. For more information call rectory 215-739-3500. Rain or Shine!
Bremond Polish Festival
TEXAS – The Bremond Polish Festival will be held June 21st – June 22nd, 2019 in Bremond, Texas. The “Polish Capital of Texas” has been celebrating their Polish Heritage for over 30 years! Come to Bremond for a Family Friendly Cultural Experience with lots of Polish Food, music, dance & more. Live music on two stages all day, Polish folk dancers, Pierogi Eating Contest, Bremond Pickle Contest, Saturday Night Street Dance, food, craft and activity vendors, games, BBQ cook-off competition and much more! Proceedsbenefit “Becoming A Better Bremond Projects” and high school scholarships. For more information email: email@example.com Visit www.bremondtexas.org also www.austinpolishsociety.org or call the City of Bremond 254-746-7730, Austin Polish Society 512-587-7097.
Flea Market & Collectible Show
LYNDHURST, NJ – There will be a Flea Market & Collectible Show on Sunday, June 23, 2019 from 9 AM-5 PM, Outdoors at the New Jersey Transit Lot, New York Ave.(off Ridge Rd), Lyndhurst, NJ 07071. Admission: Free. Organization Sponsor: Lyndhurst High School Giving Tree Project. For information call 201-998-1144 or firstname.lastname@example.org There will be 75+ exhibitors sell an array of new merchandise such as handbags, jewelry, gift items, sports collectibles, socks, etc… There is also a huge garage and tag sale section. JC is donating 4 spaces for the school/local organizations that would like to participate by having an exhibitor space to sell their items or promote their club. Please call to make a reservation. Come to support the Lyndhurst High School Giving Tree Project and do your shopping with us.
PCCC Annual Balloon Festival Breakfast!
NEW JERSEY – Join us on Saturday, July 27 and Sunday, July 28 for the Polish American Citizens Club Annual Balloon Festival Breakfast. The all-you-can-eat buffet breakfast features eggs with or without kielbasa, pancakes, French toast, bacon, sausage, corned beef hash, our delicious sweet cheese Pierogi with fresh berry sauce, fruit, pastries, and more! Adults $15/pp, kids 6-12 $8, kids 0-5 free. Doors open 7:00 am-11:30 am each day in our upstairs hall which is located at 29 Kline Blvd., Whitehouse Station, NJ. Call 908-524-6230 for additional information. All are welcome!
Wianki – Festival of Wreaths
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Polish American Arts Association of Washington, D.C. invites you to the “Wianki” – Festival of Wreaths on Saturday, June 29th from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool steps. Laura Kafka-Price, soprano, will sing the national anthems. Dances from various regions of Poland by renowned groups Ojczyzna and PKM Polish Dance Ensemble. Music and singing throughout the evening by Brothers-in-Law Band and Stasia Skrypczuk. A wreath making workshop will be held (material and instructions will be available). Enjoy lively music and spirited dancing! Bring your picnic basket and join in the fun as we celebrate our annual tradition. Free and open to all! Visit www.paaa.us
Polish Center of Discovery and Learning Hosts Golf Tournament
MASSACHUSETTS – The Polish Center of Discovery and Learning will host “A Gathering of Eagles” golf tournament on Monday, July 8th at the Ludlow Country Club, 1 Tony Lema Drive, Ludlow, MA 01056. The event will benefit the Polish Center . Registration fee includes cart, golf tees, driving range, use of locker, lunch and dinner. Time: 10 am to 8 pm. For more information contact Ed Dzielenski at 413-567-3132 – email@example.com or Mike Minkos at 413-427-6699 – firstname.lastname@example.org Deadline: June 27, 2019. Visit www.polishcenter.net The center is located at 33 South Street, Chicopee, Massachusetts 01013.
Little Falls Annual Street Fair
NEW JERSEY – Little Falls Annual Street Fair will be held on Thursday, July 4, 2019 from 10 AM-5 PM along Main Street & Stevens Ave. Admission: Free. Hosted By: The Little Falls PBA #346. For information please call 201-998-1144 or email@example.com Main St. & Stevens Ave. will be transformed into a giant town block party. There will all kinds of fun stuff to do. There will be kiddie rides, climbing wall, pony rides, petting zoo, face painting, sand art and so much more. There will be live entertainment all day long. This event brings the whole community together. Many of the local merchants and businesses will showcase their shops and offer their special sales. Everyone will enjoy the wide selection of delicious foods such as hot dogs, ice cream, chicken fingers, Empanadas, zeppoles, shish ka bobs, smoked meats, shrimp, fresh squeezed lemonade, Italian Ices, french fries, hamburgers, sausage and pepper sandwiches, cheese steaks and much more… There will be attractions for everyone. For your shopping pleasure JC Promotions, Inc. promoter of the street fair will feature many creative crafters with hand crafted works and merchandise dealers offering lots of great bargains and unique items for all.
Clifton Community Blood & Plasma DriveCLIFTON, NJ – Every 2 seconds, someone in the US needs blood. One in 7 people entering a hospital will need blood. Although 40% of the US population is eligible to donate blood, only about 10% actually donates. Every drop counts, especially during this season when the blood donation rate goes down with summer vacations and the July 4th holiday. The Clifton Health Department urges you to donate blood or plasma during the Clifton Community Blood Drive. Rain or shine, the Vitalant blood bus will be parked in front of Clifton City Hall to collect blood or plasma on Thursday, July 18th, 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Donors will be eligible to win one of two gift cards. Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are welcome. Call Vitalant at 201-251-3703 for appointments or eligibility information. Donors must be at least 16 years old (16- and 17-year-olds must have a signed permission form from their parent or guardian) People in general good health and weighing over 110 pounds can donate whole blood, so long as it has been at least 56 days since a prior donation. (Plasma donors need to wait only 4 weeks.) All participants are reminded to eat before donating and to bring a photo ID. Donors are tested for cholesterol along with routine evaluations of blood pressure, hemoglobin, and blood type. Learn more at www.vitalant.org.